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Mysterious Craters Are Just the Beginning of Arctic Surprises
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, Tipping Point, Permafrost Thaw, Craters, Russia )

Brian
- 41 days ago - scientificamerican.com
"It's not just craters purportedly dug by aliens in Russia, it's also megaslumps, ice that burns and drunken trees. The ongoing meltdown of the permanently frozen ground that covers nearly a quarter of land in the Northern Hemisphere has caused..."
Exxon Starts "Most Controversial Oil Rig in the World"
Environment  (tags: Oil, Drilling, ExxonMobil, Arctic, Kara Sea, Russia, #DirtyOil, Toxic Contamination, Pollution, Carbon Emissions, Climate Change )

Brian
- 41 days ago - ecowatch.com
"For the oil industry, business comes first. After years of preparation, ExxonMobil began drilling a $700 million well in the Kara Sea in Russia's Arctic. It is Russia's most northerly well."
Scientists May Have Cracked The Giant Siberian Crater Mystery -- The News Isn't Good
Environment  (tags: Yamal peninsula, Siberia, Giant Crater, permafrost, methane, Russia )

Dandelion
- 44 days ago - nature.com
A mystery crater spotted in the frozen Yamal peninsula in Siberia last month was probably caused by methane released as permafrost thawed, researchers in Russia say.
Stop Illegal Logging in Russia to Protect Endangered Tigers ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, forests, destruction, habitat, tigers, protection, Russia )

Cher
- 87 days ago - forcechange.com
There are only about 450 Amur tigers alive in the wild at this time. Pine nuts and acorns from the devastated tree population served as these tigers' main source of food. Without these natural resources, the Amur tigers will starve and become extinct.
Russia's Quiet War Against European Fracking
Environment  (tags: frakcing, Russia, politics, environment, world, pollution, healthconditions )

Cal
- 92 days ago - theweek.com
Environmentalists trying to block shale gas exploration across Europe are unknowingly helping Putin maintain his energy leverage over the continent
Is Russia Trying to Stop Europe Fracking?
Environment  (tags: geoolitics, economics, fracking, Russia, Ukraine, energy dependence, green, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water, politics )

Cal
- 102 days ago - money.cnn.com
Just how far will Moscow go to keep Europe hooked on its natural gas?
Chemfest and Collapse in the Heart of Russia
Environment  (tags: pollution, world, RUssia, destruction, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, protection, water )

Cal
- 213 days ago - theecologist.org
Russia's industrial cities are more than a blot on the landscape. They are the source of appalling chemical pollution,
The Hidden Environmental and Human Costs of the Sochi Olympic
Environment  (tags: Russia, Sochi, Olympic games, environment, , lies, destruction, dumps, healthconditions, habitatdestruction, pollution, politics, government, prosecutions, activists, ecosystems, Biosphere Nature Reserve, UNESCO, national park )

Angelika
- 248 days ago - thenation.com
"The Russian government took on an obligation to protect the environment and it didn't fulfill it, along with many other obligations to the residents of Sochi. That's the worst part," says Yevgeny Vitishko, an activist with Environmental Watch EWNC.
Demand Russia Stop Harassing Environmental Activists - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: Sochi, WinterOlympics2014, NorthCaucasus, EnvironmentalAcivists, Russia, Putin, Olympics, WinterOlympics, FederallyProtectedLand )

BMutiny
- 307 days ago - forcechange.com
Approaching the Sochi Olympic games in Russia, officials have started harassing environmental activists for protesting construction on federally protected land. Tell Russia's president to stop the harassment. Destroy Environment, build Olympic structures!
Stop Illegal Logging in Russia to Protect Endangered Tigers ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, forests, tigers, Russia, habitat, nature, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 324 days ago - forcechange.com
Prevent illegal logging to protect Russian forests and endangered tigers
Russia: Release the "Arctic 30" Immediately ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, activists, Greenpeace, Russia, humans, protection )

Cher
- 350 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
28 Greenpeace activists, a freelance photographer, and a videographer are presently being held in Russia on piracy charges. They could face up to 15 years in prison. Not only are they being held unlawfully, but their Greenpeace ship was illegally boarded
Piracy ? Free Our Activists ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, activists, protection, Russia, habitat )

Cher
- 362 days ago - greenpeace.org.au
Take action and tell the Australian Government to speak up for our activists and pressure Russian authorities to drop these outrageous charges.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Activists Held at Gunpoint in the Russian Arctic
Environment  (tags: Activists, Greenpeace, activism, Russia, humanrights, environment, ecosystems, protection, radia-active, humans, government, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 376 days ago - greenpeace.org.au
On 20 September the Russian Coast Guard illegally boarded the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise while in international waters and arrested 30 activists on board at gunpoint. The activists were protesting Arctic oil drilling on the Gazprom platform, Prirazlo
Petition: Don't Force Russia to Import GMO Seed
Environment  (tags: GMOseeds, GeneticallyModifiedOrganisms, WTO, WorldTradeOrganization, Russia, health, Europe, GMOban )

BMutiny
- 397 days ago - forcechange.com
Membership [in the WTO] comes at a price;Russia is forced to import Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) seeds. This decision has caused a national outrage in Russia and worldwide because it shows how much power the GMO industrialists have on the political
Russian Government: Link Up All Existing Siberian Tiger Habitat and Protect It ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: animals, environment, habitat, protection, tigers, Russia )

Cher
- 411 days ago - change.org
Please link up all existing Siberian Tiger Habitat by planting large corridors of habitat and protect it to the best of your ability by employing as many dedicated highly skilled rangers as possible to stop poaching.
 

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